About Me~

Leslie Eva Tayloe is a former analyst with the federal government, and a substitute teacher for elementary school-aged children. She is the Author of two picture books, I’m Fishing with Pop-Pop Today (Austin Macauley, Publishers, 2022), and Save the Trees (Brandylane/BelleIsleBooks, Summer 2023) Illustrator, Lintang Panda Pratiwi. Leslie lives with her partner, Michael, in Virginia, with two cats and a dog named Frankie. She has three grown children of her own and Michael has two grown children. Between the two that have many grandchildren. Leslie loves to take long walks, and when she’s not writing or crafting, Leslie spends time with family.

Leslie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Nevada, and a Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland. She is a member of SCBWI and CBI/WriteForKids, and participates in the 12X12 Picture Book Challenge. She works with two critique groups. Also, Leslie was instrumental in forming a Marketing Group named Kidlit At Heart. five women from Alberta, Canada and the United States. https://youtu.be/jM8HewbcCGQ You can subscribe at kidlitatheart.com.

Read My Latest News https://leslieevatayloe.com/2023/03/15/news/

Kidlit At Heart
Top Row: Tarja Nevala, Mona Voelkel
Second Row: Leslie Eva Tayloe, Dianne Koebel-Pede
Third Row: Renee Bolla

I’M AN AUTHOR PEN PAL! What an exciting time—I’m a pen pal with an Australian School. I’m excited to connect with children and inspire them to write.

I sent my first envelope to Australia!